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You Should Probably Play Bound

Movement is hard. The fact that we do it at all with any amount of agency is insanity. Falling prey to the laws of nature—and, thus, falling in general—is simple because it happens to you. But when you move, you fight against yet work with those forces dragging you down, shifting you sideways, and pushing […]

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You Should Probably Play F1 2016

There is a wide gap—a gulf of raging, torrential quality—that separates appreciating and liking something. To wit, I never was one for watching F1 racing despite ravenously consuming every other aspect of it. The technology of these vehicles, the rules they work around, and the natural laws of physics they are forced to abide (and […]

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Mr. Robot:1.51exfiltrati0n Review — Mr. Fixit

Narrative-driven, choice-propelled games are unfortunate in that they live and die by a single, amorphous metric: does it work? This is generally summed up by it feeling either momentous or consequential, either feeling like it’s telling some immense, grandiose tale or you have a seriously impactful hand in the dealing of the cards. Mr. Robot:1.51exfiltratiOn, […]

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